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Lifeguard Training

Training for Lifeguarding with online and on-site training!

Dates & Times: TBD

For upcoming class information please contact Drew Buteyn, Aquatics Director by e-mail. You can register by calling the Y at 920-887-8811.

Comprehensive Training Sessions
The two year certification includes: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR & AED. Training is completed through online training modules as well as an in-person class room setting, and then in the water for rescue and swimming skills. The lifeguard training class takes place at the YMCA of Dodge County.

Interactive and Engaging
Participants must be 15 years or older, complete a prerequisite swim of 300 continuous yards, retrieve a 10 pound item from the bottom of the pool (8 feet minimum depth), and tread water for 2 minutes without using arms.

Class fee is due upon registration
Member: $185 | Non-Member: $200
*All class dates must be attended and all online modules must be finished to complete the class.
*All class fees are refunded or waived if employed with the Y for one month.

New Hires
If you have an interest in working as a guard for the YMCA or at one of the outdoor pools we manage, fill out an application and turn it in. If hired, the class fees will be wiaved or refunded. Must be employed for at least one month.

Lifeguard In-Service Training